Published On: August 24, 2021 01:39 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, August 24: Huge public gatherings were witnessed in the Bhaktapur Durbar Square area on Monday as people celebrating the Gaijatra festival flooded the area. In normal days, the scene would have been usual but at a time when the country is devastated by the second wave of COVID-19 triggered by the Delta Variant, such gatherings have worried public health experts and the authorities concerned.
Published On: August 8, 2021 12:18 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, August 8: Nepal has been administering COVID-19 vaccines to more than 150,000 people a day on average over the past few days.
Published On: August 6, 2021 04:49 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, August 6: Bremathang -- the area in the uplands of Helambu that is said to be the origin of the devastating landslides and floods of June 15 in Helambu Rural Municipality and Melamchi Municipality -- was once a grassland, a holy pilgrimage site for Tibetan buddhists, and a meditation center. The grassland that once stretched a few kilometers, at the base of the Himalayas, has now turned into a sand bank.
Published On: August 5, 2021 02:42 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
“Previously, similar gatherings were witnessed at vaccination centers and most of the people who are being admitted due to COVID-19 infection these days are among those who visited such centers.”
Published On: August 1, 2021 04:02 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, August 1: In an alarming case, all beds at the Intensive Care Units (ICUs), High Dependency Units (HDUs), emergencies and wards of the hospitals in Kathmandu are once again full with COVID-19 patients once again.
Published On: August 1, 2021 01:00 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, August 1: A fresh flood has occurred in the Melamchi River yet again. Following incessant rain on Saturday, the flood struck the region on Sunday morning, sweeping away the ‘Rato Pul’ along with 12 houses and tarp settlements damaged by the previous floods.
Published On: July 31, 2021 12:57 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, July 31: Navaneet Koirala, CEO and Founder of Koirala Capital LLC, and President and Founder of K Foundation Global Inc, currently studying Corporate and Personal Finance at Harvard University, can be best described as a social worker, who has made innumerable contributions to society.
Published On: July 31, 2021 09:18 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, July 31: As many as 3,779,932 people have received their first shot of COVID-19 vaccines and 1,621,754 people have been fully vaccinated in Nepal as of Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
Published On: July 30, 2021 02:24 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
Nepal is very much likely to witness devastation of a higher level than that of the second wave in the coming days, if effective steps are not taken to stem the further spread of the variants of COVID-19 in the country, warn experts
Published On: July 26, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, July 26: As of Sunday, 1,398,178 people are fully vaccinated and 3,383,038 people have received a single dose of vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal, according to the latest data issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
Published On: July 19, 2021 05:01 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
Published On: July 15, 2021 02:22 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, July 14: The Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) is adopting a mobile device management system from Friday in order to monitor illegal use of mobile phones in the country.
Published On: July 11, 2021 03:29 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
Whatever Oli has announced for the people of flood- and landslide-hit Helambu and Melamchi is too little and too late.
Published On: July 8, 2021 02:27 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
“It is strange why the number of tests is decreasing as the cases decrease. Instead, the government must conduct as many tests as possible while the cases are decreasing to detect every last case and reduce the rate of transmission.”
Published On: July 6, 2021 03:46 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
The government, other agencies concerned and aid seems mostly targeted to those places only where journalists first visited and made those places ‘viral’ in social media and news channels.
Published On: June 30, 2021 08:15 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATMANDU, June 29: The massive landslide in the Himalayas of Helambu Rural Municipality-1 of Sindhupalchowk district triggered a huge flash flood downstream that wiped away everything on its way on June 16.
Published On: June 29, 2021 07:05 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, June 29: Districts Administration Offices of three districts in the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur – have decided to extend the ongoing prohibitory order allowing some more public activities.
Published On: June 25, 2021 05:49 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, June 25: A massive landslide and a flash flood hit Helambu Rural Municipality and downstream villages of Sindhupalchowk last week. It has almost been 10 days, and it won’t be otherwise to say that Helambu has remained disconnected from the rest of the world since then. Both motorable and suspension bridges have been swept away. There has been no communication network and electricity since June 16.
Published On: June 25, 2021 03:45 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, June 25: Local youths from Melamchi Ghyang, Dhusum and Tembathang, in collaboration with the Hyolmo Society of America (HSA), distributed relief materials and cash to flood and landslide victims of Timbu and Haldey of Helambu Rural Municipality- 1 on Friday.
Published On: June 22, 2021 11:48 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, June 22: The district administration offices in the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur -- have eased the prohibitory orders enforced to contain the second wave of the coronavirus from Tuesday.